Royals Agree To Contract Extensions With Manager Ned Yost, GM Dayton Moore

The Kansas City Royals have extended the contracts of manager New Yost and general manager Dayton Moore, per a team announcement on Thursday.

Both Yost and Moore's contracts were set to expire after the coming season. Yost's extension will be for two years, while the terms of Moore's new deal are undisclosed as of this writing.

"You can't find an individual with a stronger work ethic or dedication to his craft than Dayton Moore," Royals president Dan Glass said in a release. "He possesses all of the qualities you look for starting with his leadership, to organizational vision and tireless dedication to the position. Dayton also possesses the ability to get everone working toward the same common goal, which is to strive daily to make this organization better."

Moore added this about Yost: "We are extremely delighted that Ned will remain our manager through at least the 2018 championship season. It's an absolute joy and honor to work alongside him."

Yost and Moore made it clear after the team's World Series victory that they were not worried about contract extension talks, believing things will work themselves out in the end.

"I think it'll get handled, Moore said of has and Yost's contracts. "I want to be here for the long time. I want Ned here for a long time."

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